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swatchbook partners with sampLess to open first service center in Europe

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Serving southern European market providing material digitization services, sales, and support support for the footwear and apparel industry

Irvine, CA, March 9, 2021 – swatchbook, inc. today announced that it has partnered with sampLess, lda. a new digital center located in Portugal at the heart of the Textile Cluster to be the first official “swatchbook service center” located in Europe. sampLess will help both local suppliers and brands in the footwear and apparel with their material digitization as well as act as a reseller of swatchbook’s material management and sourcing platform to help facilitate the communication and collaboration in the supply chain during the pandemic and beyond.

“When I saw swatchbook for the first time I knew that it will change the industry. It’s the most complete & advanced solution in the market and can be easily integrated in the industry creation process” said Paulo Salgado, founder and Managing Director of sampLess. “We feel that swatchbook is the perfect addition to our services and expertise in 3D, and will help our customers in their digital transformation. We are excited to be part of this journey.”

As the pandemic continues to have a tight grip on most of the world’s daily life and business interactions, more and more fashion companies are looking at optimizing their processes and supply chain. Material digitization and bring suppliers and brands together is an integral part in this transformation process. sampLess, founded and lead by Paulo Salgado, combines a team of 3D experts from both the fashion as well as the industrial world to help companies and their supply chain to become “digital-ready” for the future.

The new addition of becoming a swatchbook service center is a necessary extension to help make the entire creative and product development process digital. Equipped with the latest hardware and software tools from VIZOO GmbH, as well as other 2D and 3D software solutions, sampLess is ready for business today.

“As swatchbook sees significant interest and adoption in the European market it was important for us to be able to serve companies locally. In particular, the world of material digitization is still new to many, and has to be done right in order to become an integral part of the digital supply chain, “ said Yazan Malkosh, founder and CEO of swatchbook. “With Paulo and the team at sampLess we found a partner who fully shares our vision and understands what is needed in order to make both brands and suppliers successful. This is a big step for swatchbook, but more importantly a true win for the industry.”

Learn more

To learn more about sampLess service offerings and swatchbook’s latest capabilities please visit www.sampless.io and www.swatchbook.us.

About swatchbook, inc

swatchbook is a design & software company that develops applications that make you smile. Founded in 2017, the company focuses on the development of cloud, desktop & mobile software applications that help integrate the creative community within an organization into the product development process.

swatchbook is located in sunny Irvine, CA. Its founders share a deep passion for good design & workflow, as well as a deep understanding of the challenges in the digital product development process & the future needs of companies in many industries.

About sampLess

sampLess is a digital center that provides material digitization, 3D modeling & digital sampling “as a service” for all different branches of the industry: apparel, footwear, accessories & home goods are some examples.

The mission is to enable brands & suppliers of all different sizes and Industrial branches to have access to the digital world and become digital-ready partners in the global ecosystem.

sampLess combines the knowledge & expertise of a multidisciplinary team of 3D artists with both fashion designers & industrial engineers with previous experience managing digital projects for high-end brands.

Located in the north of Portugal at the heart of the Textile Cluster sampLess has accumulated their knowledge from practical, industry immersed approaches from digital product creation to Industrial Integration.

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